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General Social Sciences at Ramapo College of New Jersey

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General Social Sciences at Ramapo College of New Jersey

If you are interested in studying general social sciences, you may want to check out the program at Ramapo College of New Jersey. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Ramapo College is located in Mahwah, New Jersey and has a total student population of 6,042. Of the 1,268 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2021, 71 of them were general social sciences majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Social Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

Ramapo College General Social Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

Ramapo College General Social Sciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks social sciences programs across the country. The following shows how Ramapo College performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The social sciences major at Ramapo College is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Social Sciences. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular General Social Sciences Schools 66

Social Sciences Student Demographics at Ramapo College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Ramapo College General Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 23% of social sciences bachelor's degrees went to men and 77% went to women.


About 61% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social sciences at Ramapo College are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a bachelor's in social sciences.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 43
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Ramapo College also has a doctoral program available in social sciences. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Social Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in social sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Statisticians 1,230 $116,090
Survey Researchers 480 $76,040
Social Scientists 460 $88,350


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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